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Leeds’ Best Business Lunches

Leeds’ Best Business Lunches

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It’s 2022, and a sad sandwich platter is no longer enough to hit the business lunch benchmark. These days, you need choice and consistency just as much as speed when you venture away from your desk for a midday bite.

Whether you’re in the office every day, working from home or living the hybrid life, meeting up with colleagues or contacts for a bite to eat is a great chance to socialise, build relationships and enjoy time away from the grind.

To make sure you don’t waste your hour deciding where to go (or regretting the choice when you get there) we’ve put together a list of Leeds’ best business lunch venues.

Issho Rooftop Restaurant and Bar

Tuck into bao buns, sushi, tempura and grilled meat and veg as you admire the stunning views over Kirkgate Market’s rooftop. Issho’s à la carte lunch menu is a delicious yet affordable way to impress your business contacts.

Address:Victoria Gate 3rd Floor Rooftop, George St, Leeds LS2 7AU

For lunch, brunch and everything in between, Bill’s menu has the diversity and dependability to make sure your business lunch goes down a storm. Think fresh salads and nutritious bowls alongside classic burgers and sandwiches to cater for every taste.

Address:1 Albion Pl, Leeds LS1 6JL

Located in the old Post Office in City Square, Banyan offers a spacious choice of outdoor or indoor seating – plus an eclectic, full-of-flavour menu with something to keep everyone happy. Combine that with super speedy, friendly service, and you’re onto a business lunch winner.

Address:2 City Square, Leeds LS1 2ES
The Lost & Found

Nothing beats a £7 lunch deal, and the Lost & Found’s features a fantastic choice of sandwiches, salads, pizzas, pastas and curries and more. It’ll keep you on schedule by arriving quickly – and leave you plenty of time to explore the Grade II listed toilets…

Address:3 Albion Place, Leeds, LS1 6JL

Order one of the combos and sit back in Bundobust’s vibrant interior. Expect to enjoy a diverse range of delicious, vegetarian Gujarati street food that’ll keep you going for the rest of the day – and beyond. There’s also a fantastic selection of craft beer, if your lunch is that way inclined.

Address:6 Mill Hill, Leeds LS1 5DQ
Friends of Ham

Just a couple of minutes’ walk from the station and offering up a delectable array of charcuterie, small plates and sharers, Friends of Ham boasts the perfect, chilled-out environment to reconnect with your contacts and plan your next business move.

Address:4-8 New Station St, Leeds LS1 5DL
The Lamb & Flag

With an affordable lunch menu (think halloumi wraps, BLT bloomers and chicken caesar salads, all under £8) the Lamb & Flag is a great spot for sharing ideas and catching up with your colleagues. You can even add a beer, wine or softie to your meal for an extra two quid.

Address:1 Church Row, Leeds LS2 7HD


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